Posts Tagged "relationships"

He Gave Me a Thumbs Up

Yesterday I had the privilege of visiting a church member in the hospital following a MAJOR surgery.  He was able to speak for the first time in over 48 hours.  He’d been through a lot and was still a bit out of it.  I shared God’s Word of comfort and support.  I prayed.  I told him he didn’t need to talk because I knew it was hard for him.  He didn’t say much, but he did one thing that was very powerful.  As I...

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Care for Those Cohabiting

Cohabiting outside of marriage is clearly out of line with God’s good way for us.  He wants us to have something much better than such a hollow relationship.  I was talking about this yesterday in a presentation to Michigan District assimilation workers and other church leaders.  I noted there are many good arguments from reason and social science why cohabiting (including between homosexual couples) is destructive to individuals,...

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Tiny Blessings

One privilege of my job is being able to visit with the 2, 3 and 4 year old children in our preschool and “Tiny Tots” programs.  This week I had a wonderful interaction with a special little 2 year old whom I’ll call “Mary.”  Mary is always a delight as she squeals with joy every time she sees me and comes running to give me a big smile and hug.  On Monday I found the 2 year old class on their way to have their...

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Life in God’s Way – Bible Study 7

When it comes to understanding what God teaches about relationships, it’s fitting to spend some time focusing on those who may feel left out.  This study will look especially at the relationship concerns of the single person who is too young to be married, divorced, widowed or older, but never married.  God certainly has a deep love for every one of these people as well. Life in God’s Way … A Bible Study Rev. Dr. Todd A. Biermann LESSON...

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Life in God’s Way – Bible Study 6

God’s Word provides us with SIMPLE and MEMORABLE guidance for marriage and all our other relationships.  Most of all, Scripture directs our attention to Jesus as the one who relates to us perfectly and teaches us how to relate to others.  This study considers how receiving the perfect love of Jesus and guiding others to do the same gives us clear and important PURPOSE in life. Life in God’s Way … A Bible Study Rev. Dr. Todd A....

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Life in God’s Way

How Marriage in God’s Way Shapes a Complete Christian Worldview